Day After Christmas Sales: A Guide to Shopping and Returns

Need to return that ugly sweater Santa got you? Here are the shopping hours for Montgomery County malls and retailers—including Lakeforest Mall, Best Buy, Apple store, Walmart, Target and more.

Want to know when you can start shopping with all the money relatives gave you this Christmas? Or do you just need to return the gifts you don't want?

Well, many malls and retailers are opening early for the day after Christmas sales on Wednesday, Dec. 26 and some customers can return unwanted presents.

Here's what's open and where they are located:


Lakeforest Mall

701 Russell Ave.,
Gaithersburg MD 20877 

Wednesday, Dec. 26 — 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 27-Saturday, Dec. 29 — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Westfield Montgomery

7101 Democracy Boulevard 
Bethesda, MD 20817 


Wednesday, Dec. 26—8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 27-Saturday, Dec. 29 — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.



20910 Frederick Rd.
Germantown, MD 2087

Hours: 6 a.m. to midnight



Hours: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Locations: Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville


Best Buy

Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Locations: Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville



Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Locations: Bethesda, Georgetown


TELL US: What are you returning or hoping to purchase Wednesday, Dec. 26? Tell us in the comments. If we missed your favorite store, let us know and we'll add its hours to this post.


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